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April 12, 2024

Where Every Family Matters

The Gift of Membership

Families love "experience" gifts, and there's no better one than an annual membership to a favorite museum.

These top family-favorite attractions in Middle Tennessee offer different levels of membership opportunities. The ones listed below are family memberships and their benefits. You can find more membership options at the websites.



800 Fort Negley Blvd., Nashville
615-862-5160 |
Voyager Membership: $139
Admits one or two adults and all children in the household or all grandchildren younger than 18 years.


  • Free general admission for one year 
  • Free or discounted admission to 300+ science enters in the USA and worldwide with the ASTC passport» 
  • Member express check in 
  • $2 discount on general admission guest passes 
  • Half-price Sudekum Planetarium and BlueMax flight simulator  
  • Discounts on camps, classes, special events, and more 
  • Convenient digital membership card stored on your smartphone 
  • 15% discount at the gift shop 
  • Free parking 
  • Free birthday gift for member kids under the age of 18 in the Birthday Club»



110 Leake Ave., Nashville
615-356-0501 |
Family Membership is $85
Admits two adults and two children younger than 12


  • Unlimited admission to all sites of the Association for the Preservation of Tennessee Antiquities, including Belle Meade Plantation
  • 10% discount in the museum store



1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville
615-356-8000 |
Family Two Membership is $100
Admits two named members and members' children or grandchildren, but not both, 17 and younger


  • • Unlimited free admission to Cheekwood for one full year (a surcharge may apply for special exhibitions or events)
  • • Free Parking (excluding select special events)
  • • Reciprocal admission to nearly 200 botanical gardens, arboreta, and conservatories nationwide, and over 60 museums in the Southeast
  • • Invitations to Member-Only events and exhibition previews
  • • Discount for select special events, including Holiday LIGHTS and Spring Art Hop
  • • Discount on classes and workshops
  • • Priority registration for children’s camps. Family and Society level memberships also receive a discount.
  • • 10% discount at the Cheekwood Gift Shop and Café 29
  • • Subscription to quarterly Member Newsletter



222 Fifth Ave. S., Nashville
615-416-2001 |
Family Membership $100 (Tennessee children ages 18 and under from Cheatham, Davidson, Sumner, Robertson, Rutherford, Williamson, and Wilson counties receive free museum admission as part of Community Counts: Museum Admission for Locals.)
Includes two adults and all children 12 and younger in your household. Plus two single-visit admission tickets for guests.


  • Quicker gallery ticketing (skip the line) via the Information and Membership Desks
  • Free admission to the Museum galleries and the Taylor Swift Education Center
  • Free admission to hundreds of Museum programs, including weekly songwriter sessions, instrument demonstrations, film screenings, and family activities
  • Discounted Museum audio guides and tours of Historic RCA Studio B and Hatch Show Print
  • 10% off at Circa The Museum Store, Hatch Show Print retail, 222, Red Onion, and Bajo Sexto Taco
  • Access to the Museum’s online member portal, your one-stop shop for all of your membership needs
  • Subscription to Inside the Circle newsletter, bi-monthly postcards, and other Museum communications



502 S.E. Broad St., Murfreesboro
615-890-2300 |
Discovery Membership is $100
Admits two named adults and four named children of the same household.


  • Unlimited admission for one year
  • Free admission to special events
  • Invitations to members-only events
  • Discounts on birthdays and camps
  • Priority enrollment in camps
  • 10% off in the gift shop
  • $3 off admission for any guest attending with a member
  • FREE admission to 350+ museums through the Association of Science and Technology Center’s Travel Passport Program (restrictions apply: visit this ASTC web page for info)



919 Broadway, Nashville
615-244-3340 |
Family Membership is $75
Includes two adults and one caregiver (ages 18 and younger are admitted free of charge)


  • Unlimited FREE admission for a full year to Frist exhibitions, Martin ArtQuest® Gallery, and Frist Friday
  • Free audio tour rental
  • Two single-use guest passes
  • Discounted parking in Frist lots
  • Discounts on classes and workshops
  • 10% gift shop discount
  • Invitations to members-only events, previews, and tours
  • A print subscription to our quarterly magazine
  • Birthday card and gift for children



4580 Rachel's Lane, Hermitage
615-889-2941 |
Family Membership is $80
Includes two adults and all children in household


  • Unlimited admission to all sites of Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage
  • Monthly “Notes from the Curator” e-newsletter highlighting unique items and photographs from the collection
  • 10% discount to our Museum Store
  • Invitation to our annual Spring Outing
  • Discounted member rates for after-hour tours & events



702 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville
615-742-7445 |
Family Membership is $65
Includes two named members plus one guest per member and two youth


  • Unlimited admission for one year
  • 10% discount in gift shop
  • Subscription to museum's e-newsletter
  • Subscription to quarterly member newsletter
  • Discounts for educational classes, special events, lectures, workshops and any other events sponsored by the museum
  • Invitation to annual member's reception



3777 Nolensville Road, Nashville
615-833-1534 |
Household Membership is $145 (the zoo is offering 15% off memberships purchased before Dec. 31)
Includes one adult, one guest and up to six eligible children


  • Free Zoo admission and parking during regular hours for a full year
  • 10% discount on concessions & retail purchases
  • $1 discount on stroller and manual wheelchair rentals
  • $1 discount on Zoo admission for additional guests
  • Member rates for eligible education programs and special events
  • Discounted admission to over 170 zoos and aquariums nationwide
  • Access to members-only events
  • Email updates about new exhibits, animals, programs and more
  • Membership card
  • Fully tax deductible (most levels)



1399 Sam Davis Road, Smyrna
615-459-2341 |
Charles Lewis Davis Society Membership is $100
Admits two adults and all children younger than 18 living in household


  • Membership card
  • Two single-visit guest passes
  • 10% gift shop discount
  • 10% party & wedding rental discount
  • Newsletter recognition
  • Quarterly electronic newsletter & annual print newsletter subscription

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